Meng Yuan (giant panda)

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Meng Yuan
Chinese name 梦圆
Nickname Paule [1]
BornAugust 31, 2019

Meng Yuan (Chinese :梦圆), directly translated as Fulfilled Dream, [2] nicknamed Paule, is a male giant panda [3] born on August 31, 2019, in the Berlin Zoo in Germany. [4] Its parents are Sichuan-born [5] Jiao Qing and Meng Meng. [6] They are on lease from China for a provisional period of 15 years. [7]

Meng Yuan and its twin Meng Xiang were the first giant pandas ever born in Germany. [8] Meng Yuan is 48 minutes younger than Meng Xiang and is known for its mischievous, inquisitive nature. [9]

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